Press Releases

June 2017
: ProgressBook and Jefferson County ESC Partner to Offer Districts eLearning Course Content

June 2017: ​Software Answers Named One of Ohio’s Best Places to Work

June 2016: Software Answers is Named to Best Employers in Ohio List ​​

May 2016: Software Answers Partners with Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 ​​

November 2015: Software Answers Announces Partnership with Capture Education

July 2015:​ Software Answers Announces Major Enhancements to ProgressBook Suite

June 2015:​ Software Answers Named a 2015 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio

June 2015:​ Software Answers is Ranked Among 2015 Best Employers in Ohio

April 2015: ​ProgressBook® Suite Solution Wins 2015 Best Software Product Award

April 2015: ParentAccess is named Best Software Product at OHTec 2015 Best of Tech Awards.

​February 2015: VirtualClassroom is launched as newest addition to ProgressBook Suite.

​June 2014: Software Answers is named Best Employer in Ohio for third consecutive year.

May 2014: Software Answers celebrates its 20th anniversary

​May 2013: Software Answers ranked number 15 of small/medium companies on the list of Best Employers in Ohio 2013.

March 2013: Software Answers releases VendorLink, an API that enables the ProgressBook Suite of products to integrate with third-party applications.

August 2012: ​SPARCC ITC in Ohio rolls out the ProgressBook GradeBook module to several school districts that had been using ProgressBook StudentInformation/DASL.

July 2012: Software Answers named one of the Best Places to Work in Ohio!

​February 2012: Software Answers listed in Crain’s Cleveland Business magazine as the 14th largest software developer organization in Northeast Ohio.

​October 2011: NEOMIN, an Ohio technology center selects ProgressBook for their school district customer’s grade book and student information system of choice.

​August 2011: Warren City Schools roll out ProgressBook for the 2011-2012 school year 12 months in advance of their technology support center.

​June 2011: Software Answers is recognized on Cleveland The Plain Dealer’s, Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces list, named fourth in the 50-149 employees category, out of 132 participating companies.

May 2011: Customers Satisfaction results for spring 2011 indicate teachers and administrators have an overall satisfaction with ProgressBook at a rate of 92.4%.

​April 2011: Software Answers forms partnership with Goshen Local Schools to market, support and enhance the district-developed DataMap, a data analysis web-based tool helping K-12 districts increase student state-standardized test scores.

​March 2011: ACCESS, an Ohio technology center selects ProgressBook, becoming the 17th of 23 Ohio technology centers to provide ProgressBook to their school district customers.

​January 2011: Software Answers forms an internal Race to the Top team to ensure ProgressBook applications exceed federal Race to the Top Instructional Improvement Systems (IIS) requirements.

​December 2010: Software Answers listed in Crain’s Cleveland Business magazine as the 14th largest software developer organization in Northeast Ohio.

​June 2010: Software Answers becomes the developer of DASL Student Information System (SIS). DASL is the SIS developed by 16 Ohio Information Technology Centers used by over 75% of Ohio school districts.

January 2010: Software Answers discontinues its business consulting segment.

March 2010: Software Answers reaches a milestone number of customers with over 2 million administrators, teachers, parents and students using their software

​July 2008: Software Answers relocates to office space 10 miles north in Brecksville, Ohio a suburb of Cleveland, into a space with 23,000 square feet.

​2008: Software Answers is named a finalist in the NEOSA Best of Tech Award for Best Software Products Impact

​2008: New Jersey’s 12th largest school district with 11,500 students, Cherry Hill Public Schools chooses ProgressBook for their district grade book and for parent and students to access student grades and academic progress.

June 2008: Software Answers closes its Microsoft Certified Training center to focus on product development and product training.

​May 2007: ProgressBook – GradeBook is selected by Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) in Orlando Florida as their online grade book for their 180,000+ students, 20,000+ teachers and staff. OCPS is the 10th largest school district in the U.S.

August 2003: SCOCA becomes the 16th Ohio ITC to contract to provide ProgressBook to their school district customers.

​June 2003: TRECA, WOCO, MDECA and SWOCA Ohio Information Technology Centers purchase ProgressBook for their district for the 2003-2004 school year.

​May 2003: Six additional Ohio Technology Centers contract to offer ProgressBook to their school district customers: TCCSA, OMERESA, NOECA, MECDC, MVECA, and HCCA.

​January 2003: ProgressBook ParentAccess introduced at Rocky River Schools. Over 200 parents log in in the first two days.

December 2003: NCOCC becomes the fourth Ohio technology Center to provide ProgressBook to their school district customers.